Juliana Bennett

Madison Common Council

Juliana was the first Black person elected to represent District 2 on the Madison Common Council!


Juliana Bennett (she/they) is a young, queer, Black leader in Madison WI. They graduated from Madison West High School in 2018 and continued her education at UW-Madison. Throughout her time in Madison, Juliana has set herself apart as a community advocate. Juliana became a community organizer, during the 2020 Black Lives Matter movement. Juliana then co-founded the Madison BIPOC Coalition, alongside fellow young, queer, people of color. Eventually, Juliana ran for and won her election to become an alder on Madison Common Council. During their time on the city council, Juliana championed affordable housing policies, violence prevention initiatives, community investment, fair maps during redistricting, equal access to transportation, and uplifting the voices of those most underserved in our communities. Juliana is now seeking re-election and needs your support to continue working with the community.